idi. The club has also reportedly added former big-leaguers Mark Budzinski as their first base coach and Shelley Duncan as their major league field coordinator, according to Robert Murray of The Athletic. Budzinski replaces Tim Leiper, who was let go last month along with hitting coach Brook Jacoby.
Date: Nov 26, 2018
Blue Jays’ new manager Charlie Montoyo an old-school baseball mind with an appreciation for modern analytics
season, but it is expected that at least 2-3 of them will choose to accept jobs elsewhere. Gibbons staff included Hale, pitching coach Pete Walker, hitting coach Brook Jacoby, third-base coach Luis Rivera, first-base coach Tim Leiper, bullpen coach Dane Johnson and quality control coach Mike Mordecai.
Date: Oct 25, 2018
Blue Jays know advance scouts are a key piece in the playoff puzzle
Theres so much involved in the game in general you want to give them information thats really clean and crisp, says Tim Leiper, the Jays first-base coach who also handles outfield positioning and base-running. So when they get out there, they feel like theyve made the play before.
Date: Oct 13, 2016
Aggressive base-running remains key for Blue Jays despite recent troubles
"We have a good offensive club, everyone knows that, and you never want to make outs on the bases, that goes for anybody," says first base coach Tim Leiper, who oversees the teams base-running. "But sometimes when you go first to third, sometimes when you try to do things, sometimes its going to h
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons has already served a three-game suspension for returning to the field after he was ejected, while first-base coach Tim Leiper got a one-game ban for returning to the dugout after his ejection. Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was suspended one game for "aggressive action
Date: May 26, 2016
Tampa Bay Rays pick apart starter Blue Jays' starter Marcus Stroman
Bench coach DeMarlo Hale served as manager in his absence. First base coach Tim Leiper was suspended a game for the same incident, with assistant hitting coach Eric Owens taking over for him. A total of 14 players and staff from the Blue Jays and Rangers organizations were punished for the brawl wi
Date: May 18, 2016
Rangers prepare to live with consequences of Rougned Odor suspension
autista drew a one-game suspension and reliever Jesse Chavez was banished for three games for intentionally throwing at Prince Fielder. Toronto manager John Gibbons (three games) and first-base coach Tim Leiper (one) were also suspended, while eight other players and coaches on both teams were fined.